Laura Gordon

Glasgow, Vistage Chair since February 2014

Laura has had a varied and wide-ranging career, from studying psychology as a first degree and running her own small businesses to becoming an award-winning corporate lawyer specialising in IT and media law with a diverse range of clients across all sectors. Laura left law to become Director of Glasgow: Edinburgh Collaboration, a Scottish Government backed economic development initiative developing closer ties between Scotland’s two largest cities to enhance their competitive position and that of Scotland’s on the international stage.

She re-trained as an Executive Coach and formed her own business as a consultant, coach and corporate trainer in 2010 and recently joined Vistage to continue to work with businesses to better leaders, developing them to their full potential.

Laura has a strong commitment to Glasgow and Scotland and is currently on the Board of the Institute of Directors in Scotland having been Chair in Glasgow and the West for 4 years. Laura is also a Governor on the University Court of Glasgow Caledonian University, which has campuses in London and New York, and is a member of the Audit Committee and the Court Membership Committee.

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Develop and become better leaders

Until recently Laura sat on the Scottish Campaign Board for the Princess Royal Trust for Carers and was a member of the Development Board of the RSNO. Laura also spent 5 years on the Council of CBI Scotland, and has been a Director of both Edinburgh and Glasgow Chambers of Commerce, and is a former Trustee for Reform Scotland, the leading independent think-tank.

Laura believes she is extremely privileged to be working with some of the best CEO’s across Central Scotland, who all share a strong set of values along with a growth mindset and the desire to develop themselves and their teams to fulfil their full potential.

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